Tag Archives: church social media

5 Things You Need to Know About the New Facebook Page Layout for Your Church

2 Days… That’s how long you have until Facebook will force your church to switch to the new Page layout. Historically Facebook changes are not welcome in the online community, but this time Facebook has learned from it’s mistakes. Almost all of these changes are going to be helpful for your church. So if you haven’t […]

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Blogging for Your Church

Panic. That’s the emotion a friend of mine was feeling when she sent me an email recently. She works in church communications and was panicking because her pastor was pushing her to start a blog for their church. Her exact words were, “We don’t even have a grasp on Facebook and Twitter and he wants […]

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3 Ways I Almost Killed My Church’s Social Media Presence + Free Ebook

Relationships. You want to kill your church’s social media presence? Focus on something other than relationships, and you can kiss your church’s Facebook Page goodbye. That’s what I wrote about a little while ago, and it really struck a chord with many of you. And while relationships are going to be what makes or breaks […]

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Evaluating Your Church’s Easter on Social Media

Easter is over. Take a deep breath. Okay, now keep reading. In church communications it’s easy to get caught up in the energy of Easter, and then come back to the church office on Monday or Tuesday and get so focused on the tasks for the week. After all, post-Easter planning on social media is […]

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Are Facebook Ads Worth It For Your Church?

Is it worth it for a church to pay Facebook to get their posts boosted to reach more of their people? This is a question my wife asked me the other day as were driving home, and we were talking about social media for churches. It’s a valid question. Since resources are usually limited in […]

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Social Media Transforming Lives

Social media can be the first step in the process of someone’s life being completely transformed by the gospel. Here’s How Baptisms in our church are always some of my favorite times. They remind me that the work I do is not just tweeting and ‘Facebook-ing’, but it can be a step in the process […]

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Easter Social Media Plan [Free Download]

Easter is the biggest day for newcomers in your church. It’s a fact that across the world more people attend church on Easter Sunday than any other Sunday out of the year. The question you have to ask yourself is, are people going to visit your church? The reality is that you may lose potential […]

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The Easter Social Media Invitation

As a church communicator there is one day takes the majority of my attention between the months of January-April, and that day is Easter! In case you weren’t aware, there are a couple realities of this day that I think are important for us to think about as we plan our communication strategy during this […]

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Why A Private Social Network Matters For Your Church

I hope that when you think about social media in the church, your first thought is about relationships. If your first thought is ever about promotion then you need to stop and re-assess. And since your first thought should be about relationships, you have to consider that relationship both in a public setting (Facebook, Twitter, […]

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Church Social Media is Not Equal to A Stage Announcement

As Church Communicators I can think of many things we all have in common, but one that sticks out is the desire that our ministries have to get their event announced from the stage on a Sunday morning. Everyone thinks that a stage announcement is the end-all-be-all for promoting their event. In reality this is […]

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